We know that most nurses and midwives will work night shifts at some stage in their careers. Here's our best tips for helping you get to sleep during the day Avoid light before going to bed Light tells your body that...
The constant justification of low pay used by aged care providers needs to be scrutinised. Providers are attempting to shift the ownership of low wage increases to the federal government, stating “aged care funding cuts” as the reason why...
Janet Scarfe, Monash University Five thousand Australian nurses served during the second world war. The most famous of these, Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel, survived a massacre on Bangka Island, and Japanese “hell camps” in Sumatra. For many other nurses, life in...
Pain is uncomfortable for everyone, and is usually a sign of something more serious that needs to be dealt with – like another condition or a more serious injury. Pain can be especially challenging for older people as they may...
People who work in healthcare are the most susceptible to workplace burnout. Whether you're a nurse, carer, or midwife, working in hospitals or aged care, you face the same things. Long shifts, taking care of patient after patient, dealing...
Thinking about becoming a child and family health nurse? Maureen's journey from London to Sydney via Switzerland gives some insight into what kind of skills are needed on the job. “So, you're a Child & Family Health Nurse, which hospital do...
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Brett Holmes addressed the staff of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association today at a morning tea for Reconciliation, before a short video on the background to the Reconciliation struggle was screened. Watch the video below. Here's what Brett said:...
Aged care RN Claire from Tweed Heads in the very north of NSW has written a heartfelt letter to her MP Geoff Provest asking him to vote in favour of a Bill in the NSW Parliament to retain the...
In the lead-up to the May 31 deadline, Nurse Uncut brings you a series of articles on subjects that nurses and midwives frequently enquire about when renewing their registration. Last week we covered CPD. Today we look at criminal...